Forestry Minister Stuart Nash.

The Government will back the food and fibres sector to lead New Zealand’s economic recovery from Covid-19 with targeted investments, Forestry Minister Stuart Nash says.

Chris Allen at a washout where a culvert burst in his Ashburton Forks farm during the big rain event at the end of May. Photo Credit: Nigel Malthus.

Every fence running at right angles to the river and some running parallel, have some degree of damage, says Mid Canterbury farmer and Fed Farmers national board member Chris Allen.

Vulnerability of the roads has become a major concern over a week into the clean-up following the Mid Canterbury's damaging floods. Photo Credit: ECan.

The vulnerability of the roads has become a major concern for Federated Farmers Mid-Canterbury president David Clark over a week into the clean-up following the region's damaging floods.

Trade and Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor has a busy schedule during his trip to Europe.

Trade and Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor is in the UK and Europe this week in an attempt to breathe some life into the crucial free trade agreements (FTAs) New Zealand is negotiating with the EU and the UK.

Farmers are happy to play their part in reducing greenhouse gas emissions but the Government has to come to the party.

The Health and Wellbeing Hub is back at Fieldays this year, focusing on the importance of rural health and providing free health check-ups and advice to visitors.

The man who has led the Ahuwhenua competition for the past 15 years is bowing out.

He’s only been in the dairy industry for just over a year, but that hasn’t stopped 26-year-old Quinn Morgan from taking out the Ahuwhenua Young Māori Dairy Farmer of the year award.

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